Barclays Announces Mobile Payments to India Through Market Leading Pingit Service

Barclays reveals the launch of a new function allowing mobile payments to India through its Pingit mobile payments service in the UK, opening it up to the largest remittance market between the UK and another country. The app will allow users in the UK to send quick and easy payments using just a mobile number

Barclays Africa Is On Track To Meet Growth Commitments

Barclays Africa is on track to meet growth commitments, achieves strong financial momentum. Barclays Africa Group Limited  released its interim results on 30 June. The Group is on track to deliver on the ambitious targets laid out at its annual results in February. Financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2014 reflect a

Barclays Announces Creation of Compliance Career Academy

Barclays has announced the creation of its Compliance Career Academy, an externally recognised programme designed to transform and professionalise Compliance. For the first time the academy offers compliance professionals technical and behavioural training that places customers and clients at the heart of decision-making and helps the business achieve success in the right way. Delivered in

Barclays Tops Forrester’s 2014 UK Mobile Banking Functionality Review

Barclays takes the top spot in Forrester’s 2014 UK mobile banking functionality review, overtaking last year’s leader, NatWest and closely followed by Santander and Lloyds Bank. Using Forrester’s Mobile Banking Functionality Benchmark methodology, the new research evaluates the mobile offerings of the seven largest retail banks in the UK — Barclays, The Co-operative Bank, HSBC,

Rob Diamond Plans to Invest in African Banking

Robert Diamond is planning to return to the business of banking through a large investment into the banking sector in Africa. Diamond, who left his position as CEO of Barclays last year after a rate-fixing scandal, is looking to raise $250 million to invest in African banking through a corporate shell known as Atlas Mara,

Barclays Announces that Wendy Lucas-Bull has Been Appointed as a non-Executive Director

Barclays PLC and Barclays Bank PLC announce that Wendy Lucas-Bull has been appointed as a non-executive Director of Barclays with immediate effect. Wendy is Chairman of Barclays Africa Group Limited (formerly Absa Group Limited), one of the largest financial services groups in Africa and majority owned by Barclays. Wendy is an experienced company Director with

In-store mobile wallet payments will reach €78 billion in Europe & North America

According to a new research report from Berg Insight, in-store mobile wallet payments in the EU is forecasted to grow from less than € 0.1 billion in 2012 at a compound annual growth rate of 275 percent to reach € 45 billion in 2017. This will correspond to 1.6 percent of the credit card and

Barclays Bank Mauritius Restructures and Gets New Banking Licence

At a function held at the Bank of Mauritius Tower, the Bank of Mauritius (the Bank) granted a new banking licence to Barclays Bank Mauritius Limited, a locally incorporated wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Bank PLC, UK. Barclays Bank PLC, UK is currently conducting its banking activities in Mauritius through its branch, the Barclays Bank